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Stock Market Today: October 13, 2017

10/13/2017 9:08:36 AM In a session mostly dominated by the bulls, each of the large-cap indexes set all-time intraday trading highs on Friday before seeing their gains moderated in the lead-up to the closing bell. The optimism was led by the basic materials sector, with consumer cyclicals and technology stocks also doing a large part of the legwork. The market appears to be pricing in the growing sentiment that U.S. corporations will deliver better-than-expected growth in the nascent reporting season. For the day, advancing shares outnumbered declining issues by a ratio of 1.5-to-1.0.
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Dow 30 Earnings: JPMorgan Chase Third Quarter 2017

10/12/2017 11:54:52 AM Shares of JPMorgan Chase, (JPM) which have been trading close to their 12-month high lately, slipped modestly even after the company, one of the largest banks in the United States and a member of the Dow 30, turned in decent September-quarter results. The most recent performance was aided by higher interest rates, a benign credit climate, and the company's ongoing efforts to build up its businesses. All told, September-period reported earnings of $1.76 a share exceeded both the $1.58 logged in the comparable quarter of 2016 and our estimate of $1.65. Revenues increased 3%, year to year, powered mainly by a 10% advance in net interest income that was partly offset by a 4% decline in fee-based revenues. Meanwhile, expenses in the quarter were flattish.
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Stock Market Today: October 11, 2017

10/11/2017 8:50:06 AM The stock market got off to a tentative start this morning, but managed to shape up nicely as the session progressed. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 42 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was ahead nearly five points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 16 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 21, 2017

7/21/2017 8:56:28 AM The major averages ended the week on Friday taking a break from their recent record-setting performances. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was off 32 points; the NASDAQ dropped a couple of points; and the S&P 500 pulled back ever so slightly. Market breadth was more clearly tilted to the downside, but not excessively so. Decliners outpaced advancing issues on both the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ.
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Stock Market Today: July 17, 2017

7/17/2017 8:44:41 AM The stock market managed to press ahead earlier today, before weakening in the afternoon. At the close of trading, the averages were mixed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down eight points; the S&P 500 Index was off nominally; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by two points. Market breadth was slightly favorable, with winners just ahead of losers on the NYSE. Second-quarter earnings season is getting underway. The market will likely react to the news, especially when bellwether companies weigh in with reports that have implications for entire business sectors.
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Dow 30 Earnings: JPMorgan Chase Second Quarter 2017

7/14/2017 11:29:55 AM Banking giant and Dow-30 member JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced better-than-expected June-quarter earnings, but the stock pulled back.
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Stock Market Today: July 12, 2017

7/12/2017 8:46:38 AM The stock market opened nicely higher this morning, and extended these gains into the afternoon. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 123 points, taking the blue chip index near record-high ground. The S&P 500 Index was up 18 points; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by 68 points. Market breadth was quite favorable, with winners well ahead of losers on the NYSE. All the major equity groups participated, with solid gains in the technology and consumer names. While there were no weak sectors today, some of the financials lagged the broader market a bit.
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Stock Market Today: July 10, 2017

7/10/2017 8:49:11 AM The new trading week on Wall Street is off to a very nondescript start. The major U.S. equity indexes are little moved from the neutral line as we approach the midday hour on the East Coast. The lack of any major earnings and economic news stateside has given investors little reason to make any significant moves.
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Stock Market Today: April 17, 2017

4/17/2017 9:09:30 AM Stocks opened higher this morning and managed to build on these gains through the afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead roughly 184 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 20 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 52 points. Market breadth showed broadbased support for stocks, with winners nicely ahead of losers on the NYSE. All of the major equity sectors moved ahead, with impressive gains in the financial and industrial names.
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